Category Archives: WordPress

WP Fastest Cache – Overview and Settings for Faster WordPress Sites

WP Fastest Cache – Why Use a Cache Plugin?

The simple answer is that it makes your website pages load faster. Your visitors will be happy and you will also have improved SEO rankings (your site will rank higher on Google and other search engines).

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How To update PHP for Your WordPress WEBsite

PHP is one of the languages WordPress uses to build and maintain WordPress. Newer versions of PHP are both faster and more secure, so updating will have a positive effect on your site’s performance.

Before you do any updates/ upgrades on the Dashboard of your website make sure you have a decent backup plugin: a backup that will automatically backup your entire website on a daily basis and a backup that allows you to restore your entire website at a click of a button.

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If you have a WordPress Website Make sure you have These

You created a website and over the years you have added products, services, articles, plugins and all the rest that goes with keeping a website up and running. You have worked hard and the last thing you want is when you try to access your website… it is simply… “gone”!

It doesn’t exist anymore. You hosting company had “guaranteed” that they would backup your website regularly but when you phone your hosting company they now say that unfortunately they cannot restore your website…

Bad… very bad!

There are various reasons why your website “is no longer there”. It could have been hacked; there could have been a conflict between plugins or the hosting company went out of business… (as improbable as it may seem).

If you have a WordPress website it is ESSENTIAL that you have the following:

  1. a good hosting company
  2. a good ‘Backup and Restore’ plugin
  3. a good ‘security’ plugin and
  4. a ‘https’ certificate
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Wordfence Security will notify you of Problem Plugins

There are various security plugins, Wordfence security being one of the very best. The Wordfence security plugin has a free version and a paid version. The free version is, in most cases, all you need for good website security.

The two most important plugins for any website are: a good backup and restore plugin as well as a good security plugin. Don’t try and expand your website until you have them installed and setup.

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How to DElete A Gravatar Profile

How to Delete a Gravatar Profile

Somehow I ended up with two Gravatar Profiles and the old one kept displaying every time a visitor clicked my Gravatar.

It is quite easy to delete a Gravatar Profile.

Visit your account by logging into WordPress.com with your username and go to https://wordpress.com/me/account. Once the page opens scroll down the page to “Close your account permanently” option at the bottom of the page.

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My GravaTar Profile Has Been Updated

What is a Gravatar?

An “avatar” is an image that represents you online—a little picture that appears next to your name when you interact with websites.

A Gravatar is a Globally Recognized Avatar. You upload it and create your profile just once, and then when you participate in any Gravatar-enabled site, your Gravatar image will automatically follow you there.

Gravatar is a free service for site owners, developers, and users. It is automatically included in every WordPress.com account.

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MailChimp – How to Create Landing Pages

With Mailchimp, you can design beautiful landing pages in just a few minutes. Create a clear call to action that makes it easy for people to join your list or buy your products.

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How to Easily Install WordPress with Hetzner

How to Easily Install WordPress with Hetzner

The complete installation won’t take more than 5 minutes.

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